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ABC
Jul 31, 2011 9:00am PDT
! you've lost some weight. thanks! you noticed! you know these clothes are too big now, so i'm donating them. nogoing back the again. good for you! how'd you do i eating right, whole grain. whole grain? whole grain. [ female announcer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't... multigrain cheerios has five whole grains and 110 lightly sweetened calories per serving... more grains. less you! multigrain cheerios. >>> national transportation safety board is expected to send a team to guyana to help investigate a plane crash. the jet slid off the runway and split in two. 163 people including two americans were on board. incredibly everyone survived. lisa stark has the story. >> for those on board was a terrifying landing. >> i told my friend, we're going to die. >> plane skidded off the end of the runway in darkness. it split in to two. >> everybody was screaming. >> passengers scrambled to get out. >> amazingly everyone survived. >> it broke in two. we should be very grateful for that. >> caribbean flight started at j.f.k. airport stopped in trinidad and
SFGTV2
Jul 30, 2011 9:30pm PDT
had an attendant that would take a passenger's request and then operate the car. the big change was the emergence of a electric elevators. starting in 1880, the electric elevator allowed building dollars to go much higher. we evolved from steam hydraulic elevators to the electric elevators that are not that much different from what we are going to see now at the top of the tower. this is the steam room on the top of the state st. francis. -- on top of the state francis. the equipment you see painted green, that is all the original equipment from 1972. we are just now in the middle of modernizing this equipment. >> why modernize? doesn't the equipment works fine? >> it does, it is of analog and intensive, and there are some additional controls. let me introduce the foreman to you. this is vince. he can do a better job explaining the project details. >> what is happening here, what are you doing? >> we are doing a major modernization. we are tearing out the old system, logic controls, and generator controls, and we will be going over to solid state. this is not your standard selec
SFGTV2
Jul 30, 2011 7:30pm PDT
of the big ones involving armies of people with the various skills. it takes her attacker, a traditional art, overlapping fields of knowledge -- takes tech, traditional art, overlapping fields of knowledge. even people who were not elected to do something here, they joined other people on their project. those of you who are familiar with the world of commercial art, you must know how deeply weird that is. in order to make it any agent -- anyone will tell you at a gallery, the way to make money as an artist is to put your brand on it and make it unique. then it gives it a higher commodity value. the last thing you do is open the collaborate with other people. the theory is to increase the market value. it moves across disciplines fast. there could be a sound component. this guy knows about digital circuits. pretty soon, you have all of these people. and here is the curious part of it. we never made a rule about this. no one has ever signed anything out there. nobody signs their work. so you have our groups -- it has to be one of the best art schools on earth, at this point. it is just natura
ABC
Jul 30, 2011 6:00pm PDT
at an iconic skating rink. >>> also, fog over the bay area, and a big marathon coming up tomorrow. leigh glaser will have your accuweather seven-day forecast when we come back. >> the giants needed a good long start from madison baumgardner today. he only gave up five runs in the first. a long day for madison. we'll [ male announcer ] brace yourself for the big, bold taste of a subway® bbq pulled pork sub. tender, succulent slow-cooked pork with sweet and smoky barbecue sauce, all on freshly baked bread. subway. eat fresh®. go! go! completing an atm deposit in record time... that's a step forward. go! go! with deposit friendly atms, you can make ultra fast, secure deposits with no slips or envelopes. take a step forward and chase what matters. >> it's the end of an rare in milpitas. it's the time for the farewell skate at cal skate, one of the last skating rinks in the bay area, running nonstop for the last 34 years. >> parents opened the facility in 1977, and we've had a great run. we've developed a real culture here at ca cal skate. people are very sad -- people are very sad that we're leav
KBCW
Jul 30, 2011 10:00pm PDT
. >> are there any indications other than the anniversary if. >> you have to read on this, but the one big thing is that sarah has not been summoned back for a court appearance. perhaps that means something. they are trying to figure this out by looking at all the things surrounding b the issue. they don't have a reason to believe they will be released. >> it would be nice to put that in the news. >> thank you don. >>> well sources say there is significant progress in washington tonight. in a last minute stab at compromise, it appears there is some movement toward a debt deal. we are just three days away from that august 2 deadline to raise the debt ceiling and avoid a government default. jessica stone is in washington on the plan emerging right now. jessica. >> reporter: good evening, ann. senate republicans, we're told that tox between senate republicans and the white house are showing incredible promise. so much so that senate majority leader, harry reid, has postponed a vote to give the talks more time. behind the scenes negotiations at the white house saturday night gave some hope that c
SFGTV2
Jul 31, 2011 6:00am PDT
in the neighborhoods is critical. i am optimistic for third street. this is a big part of moving this entire corridor forward. i also want to reiterate something the mayor said. i have the fortune of working with malia cohen. we sit on a land use committee together. she is a tenacious advocate for district 10. she is doing a great job and i am proud to call for my colleague. congratulations, everyone. [applause] >> thank you. my next introduction is someone bittersweet. i know mark leno already did knowledge then risk and -- ed riskin. it is dpw's loss, but it will be mta's game. i know that i will be able to call on him for ongoing report -- support. so with that, it is my pleasure to introduce ed riskin. [applause] >> thank you. it has been a long time coming. the people in the bayview hunters point has it been patient as this project has taken its course. we are delighted to be here today to celebrate a great neck step in this project. the department of public works has the pleasure of working with the library management and commission, and with the community to help envision what the library is t
SFGTV2
Jul 31, 2011 8:30am PDT
or register for the heating system. jefit is beautiful, but the spas are too big, so insects can get in. but it's beautiful. >> that can be solved with a screen on the back. >> good idea. it's beautiful, good use of an old piece of equipment. here at the bottom, brick veneer is falling off, water will run in the cracks. if it were my house, i would explore what was happening here. all these openings, they are to read meters and so on and are big enough for racoons to get in. these are big holes. water intrusion is a serious problem. everything about this building is well-maintained, lighting in the front, t.v. cameras. this kind of lighting is no longer allowed. the energy code says you have to have lighting that is high- efficacy, meaning lots of lumens per watt. you can't just screw bulbs in any longer. it may not be done. i want to mention, it's not just the front of your building, it's your yard, too. the preventative maintainence would say, get some hot nails or screws or something designed for exterior use and screw them on. fix it before it breaks is the goal. everybody has a she
SFGTV2
Jul 31, 2011 12:00pm PDT
out the delegation was coming, asked for his help, and what a big help he has been. we also found out that he plays a big pingpong himself, so we look forward to seeing that. mayor lee, the show is all yours. [applause] mayor lee: thank you, everyone. welcome to city hall, and welcome to our celebration of the 40th anniversary of ping- pong diplomacy. i also want to welcome supervisor eric mar. thank you for being here. i know he has a wealth of chinese residents and residents in the whole district that want to play ping-pong this year. i want to welcome everyone here. our counsel general in china, the head of the table tennis association in china. thank you very much for being here. the wonderful guest from our bay area sports organizing committee and the united states table tennis association. thank you for being here as well. 40 years ago, i was studying really hard in college. i was actually studying about china and wondering where my parents came from and what they were doing in those years and what caused them to come to america and give birth to six kids and start us on our jou
SFGTV2
Jul 31, 2011 3:00pm PDT
to give a shout to our business community, because they have been very strong with us. we had a lot of big decisions to make, even during the six months, that will serve as great foundations to our businesses into a great note to them that we want to make sure that as we approach a financially sound city goal, that business and labor and community groups are all part of that magic, the board of supervisors worked so closely with me. with this, something that charlotte schulz always reminds me, when you're happy, when you have unity in the city, you wear your best time. [laughter] so i have not taken is off since yesterday at the white house, so i wanted to celebrate with our board of supervisors. so at this time, we signed the final budget. there you go. [applause] >> all right, this is one pen down. [laughter] >> there you go. there you go. and greg. [cheers and applause] >> and with that, the budget is done. [applause] >> thank you, everybody. >> welcome to the department of building inspection brown bag lunch. you are always invited to join us on the third thursday. today, we have a spe
CBS
Jul 31, 2011 7:30am PDT
secretary knows what happens. certainly, the big danger is that social security checks are not going to be mailed out and people will start seeing it in their pocket books. >> that's very scary to a lot of people, especially senior citizens. how likely is this? >> it's likely. i mean, the treasury is going to run out of ability to pay its bills very shortly. if not august 2nd, sometime over the coming weeks. >> patrick, washington only operates on crisis, they say. sometimes you have to increase the pressure to get a movement going. now we are talking about social security. in terms of the economy, in terms of -- it had these problems in california as well. it was is at stake here? and is this going to make it any better for the average person in the economic world in america today question the. >> and the likelihood is it will me things worse. i think there's a lot of stuff being debated about right now, but everything seems to point toward big cuts in spending over the next year. as we know, we are in a period of recession, high unemployment. during those times, it's really importa
ABC
Jul 31, 2011 6:00am PDT
clockwise rotation here. a big area of high pressure in the four corners region and the flow around that bringing up that moisture. that's what has been bringing the showers into the sierra nevada. afternoon heating and the storms popping once again today. then the counter clockwise rotation with an area of low pressure to the north and west of us. that will allow for the cool air, the sea breeze, the marine low clouds to continue throughout the early part of the week. so this afternoon, perhaps a few storms once again firing from really yosemite on south where the stronger storms with some thunderstorms possible in the northern sierra, lake tahoe as well and reason owe. temperatures today in the mid-80s in yosemite. upper 80s in sacramento. it has been a cool summer there. 77 in los angeles. back home more widespread 70s in the south bay. 47 sunyvale. cupertino coming in at 75 with san mateo a little cooler, 27. in and around san francisco, 64 today. so that's about two degrees cooler and in the north bay look for 73 in petaluma, as well as vallejo. near east bay and upper 670s for
ABC
Jul 30, 2011 5:00pm PDT
? ahead a big crowd came out for a big celebration. the long wait for a permanent library comes to an end for folks in one neighborhood. and then -- >> he knows what's going on. >> he knows what you're doing. >> he's got to be able to breathe. >> a close encounter for whale researchers. ahead how they saved a harpback's life. >> hi there, everyone. i'm meteorologist leigh glaser. we'll take a look at live doppler 7 hd, so where the severe storms are happening right now, plus our accuweather >> thieves stole more than two dozen firearms from a military base in southern california. the bureau of alcohol, tobacco and firearms says 26ak-74 assault rifles and a sniper rifle were stolen from a fly warehouse at fort erwin in san bernardino county on july 15th. arrests have been made, but no details were given. only one rifle was recovered. there's a $10,000 for information leading to more arrests. >>> after more than 75 years in temporary spaces a permanent library is open tonight in san francisco's visitacion valley neighborhood. a loud crowd came out today for the grand opening celebration, in
NBC
Jul 30, 2011 6:00pm PDT
. with me made it on to the big screen, video game it makes them take you more serious. other people who never done wrong that could have a better testimony. but because they key relate where i came from i can lead them back to talk to those people who are better, so i, yeah. >> he's been through the same situations, if not worse. i could trust him. easy to turn that page. >> get off the fence. every gang banger's going to prison or getting killed or something happened to ham families or friends. what's the worst? having aan okay life? >> in his own words. eugene jackson not only making headlines in the bay area for his work, he's featured in "time" magazine as well. you can read more of his story on our website nbcbayarea.com. >>> right now, we want to check in with someone mellower. nick, chilling a little bit? >> always chilling. you know it. looking at nice weather pattern for this coming week though there is one hiccup, possibly a couple thunder showers tomorrow afternoon. not for the golden gate bridge site of an iconic run, san francisco marathon. temperatures 60 degrees. temps he
SFGTV2
Jul 30, 2011 5:30pm PDT
and the big picture. we have worked closely together on improving our roads. i have cycled with him. i know he is very committed to making sure we will see great safety and great industry ahead, and he is someone who rides the bride and walks the walk. we have sat on the knee -- on muni and talk about what needs to happen to improve the system. he has a great team at the mta to pop into this. i think today the future of transportation in san francisco is in good hands. with that, are we about to hear from the man himself? >> that was probably a bad career move on my part, but we're also pleased to have two other members of san francisco leadership with us, supervisor scott wiener from district 8, who has a great interest in uni. would you like to say a word or two? sueprvisor weiner: i really want to congratulate the mta board for making an inspired choice your. another has been discussion in the press as to whether he wants someone who has experience running a transit agency, but i think it is important to keep in mind mta is not just about muni. muni is the 800-pound gorilla. but it also enc
SFGTV2
Jul 30, 2011 8:00pm PDT
. >> all right. you have 54 seconds left. >> fluffy leggings. >> all right. let's have a big round of applause for larry. [applause] and this meeting of the commonwealth club is officially adjourned. [applause] >> welcome to the brown bag lunch, i am lawrence cornfield. we are here at beverly prior's law office. we are going to look at one of the greenest business office spaces in san francisco. you just celebrated the first anniversary of your green office space >> there are many elements. what we're celebrating, what you say it's one of the greenest office buildings. it's the contribution methodology. the materials mechanical systems that we look at. we are using recycles materials. how off gases. >> all focussed toward the goal of reducing impacts? >> exactly. we are using materials that are rapidly renewable. there's another aspect. there are many aspects to being green >> what lead you to this green office? >> it's an interesting story. these kinds of thing start with gee, it's time to find a new office of our idea has evolved over time. how do we work together? what kind of s
SFGTV2
Jul 30, 2011 9:00pm PDT
a big issue. and balancing the budget will be a priority. has to be a priority. we will do that. we have done that time and time again. public safety is also something we are very interested in. it has to be a priority, because if we do not have public safety, nothing else works. one of the things we are focusing on is trying to focus on how policing works in san francisco. i used to be a member of the police commission, and i learned that the most effective community policing is the policing where you have the police and the community working together. it is important to have police officers on the street and have the police presence. at the same time, there has to be a connection within the police and the community. so, that requires -- also we have a focus on violence prevention. in the mission, we are focused on gang activity. we have to balance the very important work of the police would be very important violence prevention work -- with the very importance violence prevention work we're doing on the ground. so, public safety is something we will keep pushing on. we are trying to cr
SFGTV
Jul 30, 2011 5:00pm PDT
completely abandoned the annual party? that is the big question. >> the annual party for the end of the year or the birthday party? >> the birthday party. >> the birthday party. >> no, i don't think that we have abandoned it. >> what about the elections? >> the commission decided to take it that we will calendar. >> welcome to this tiny little balcony. i am the acting city administrator. thank you. [applause] you may be wondering why someone who holds a job temporarily is co-hosting. i think is because i have announced by the lgbt community to hold this commission. [applause] i get the pleasure of meeting your here. we will move to the balcony. it will be much more professionally done than what i am doing. >> are we ready for the official flag raising? on behalf of the city, i have the distinct mayor as your plate -- mayor, and working with everyone here, and in celebration to let the world know what is happening in san francisco again. that is the celebration of changing the world and our culture in san francisco. i am so thrilled to be able to do this. it is a week of celebration. thank yo
SFGTV
Jul 30, 2011 6:30pm PDT
out more and more every day still about how hard it is to get a big size of a new -- a big size then you to succeed in that area. we have to have something special to get people in the area from all over the city to make a business succeed. for that, the support of the community-based organization like fillmore cbd is something that must -- that we have to be able to count on going forward. thank you. >> i just think the arts is so important in san francisco, and particularly the music. the music that combines us together, gives us souls, feeling, etc. i have been on the -- on teh -- on the s train. people wanted me to sing, and the driver said then we would have trumpets playing and no. i said that there seems to be an invisible sign around san francisco that says, "no dancing musicians allowed." i asked if he wants to kill all the artists. he says, "yes, but keep the athletes allied -- alive." i returned to that, and he said, "i did not say you should kill them. i was just agreeing with you." it is really like -- what? athleticism -- two weeks ago when you gave the park fundin
SFGTV
Jul 31, 2011 4:30am PDT
do not represent the interests of big business, we do represent the interests of a considerable portion of your constituency. last month, we presented to this board our second complaint against the sfmta which enumerates discriminatory practices against aero and checker analysts situations in which administrative decisions were made without public oversight and legislative codes are in the process of being change without being vetted by the industry. how does this continue to happen under your watch? while we are grateful for the warm response we have received at the executive level of an eta, we have not received responses back -- executive level of the mta, we have not received responses back from the other board members. this is not just about arab checker and the discrimination, this is the community we represent. what does it take to get your attention? >> next speaker, please. >> thank you chairman and directors. i want to talk about the credit card fees specifically. i know the chairman has talked about finding a way to reduce these these -- these fees. that's going to be
SFGTV
Jul 31, 2011 9:00am PDT
told you previously was my big concerns are, number one, free speech. not only the sunshine ordinance, knowing your rights under sunshine, but the brown act, the california constitution, and the constitution of the united states. i give you credit in the sense that as i watch your board, i have yet to see any of you interfere with somebody making public comment. i give you a big thumbs up on that. the second thing is access to public records. this is where i probably still have a bone of contention. because of a case that i talked about that i was not involved in, where there were serious questions about whether the process that had been gone through was fair. i know for a fact that the public records that the person who is a party of the case needed were denied it to her, and she was run through a whole bunch of sunshine ordinance hearings, which i got the impression was only to just drive her crazy. i brought that here, i said i have no skin in this game, these are just acquaintances, but i've seen what they have gone through and i think there are some serious things, annual shrugge
SFGTV
Jul 31, 2011 12:30pm PDT
and evaluated. this was the venue that we were looking for that was not too big, that was going to be over our head, and yet it was big enough for us to get into the field and moving forward. i understand there is a lot at stake. we want to do the right thing. >> commisioner joseph: best of luck. >> a couple of questions. jt's thing in the application, with respect to the gentleman from the security company. do you do security at other places or music venues? >> yes. i am ed thistle. i have been in this city since 1996 and i have managed a couple of clubs have worked in, eight or nine different clubs before starting yojimbo. >> you have other clients in the city? >> we are at badlands, the starlight lounge, and other facilities. those are the primary nightclubs. >> i had a couple quick questions. the current venue as it exists, has it been troubled recently? >> shine is a small lounge and because of its location and demographic and its programming, we never had problems. we have no history of violence and no -- the only sound complete we had was six years ago. five years ago. even then it was
NBC
Jul 31, 2011 6:00am PDT
to look at a real in the l impactcc1: election, and also confidence in washington to tackle the big problems. >> something that's been whispered about the last few days and getting a little more traction is this question of the 14th amendment and whether its discussion that the public debt would give the president a mechanism, if all else fails, to unilaterally go in and raise the debt ceiling. what is the word from the white house and are they getting pressure fraom within the party? >> there is pressure if need be. they are saying that the president's legal team has ruled out. but there's a lot of white house lawyers who are still involved in all of the potential end game. the reality is that nobody wants to default. they recognize what the consequences of that would be. so, i think that's still under consideration, but nobody wants to push that hard while they think there's the prospect here of a deal finally emerging. >> all right, david gregory, we'll talk to you a bit later in the broadcast. thanks for now. >> thanks, lester. >>> now time to get a check of the morning's other
KRON
Jul 31, 2011 8:00am PDT
around the bay. bay big story this week there. summerlike weather we will see the fog in the morning hours look for mid-70s around a bend >> now we had an overseas an earthquake rattled japan no tsunami morning was issued its truck saturday evening off the go coast of japan. the paper that were injured or not seriously >> in east bay the costar ride the bus will rise by 105. if you and purchase the adult monthly pass it will not be affected they will continue to increase fares over the next three years >> sampras's scope sent thomas neal to the minor leagues. he made the comment after of the game last night he is not going to the white sox he is staying with the team. there was a deal to trade a pardon for a first a's player ari. it looks like cardinal will not be making any moves of. >> congressional leaders announcing the debt deal will very >> check in with henry >> we're gonna show you something very embarrassing it is my desk i am totally disorganized and we are going to show you how to get organized. all my god knows there's no roo we have done and that is gonna solve your prob
SFGTV2
Jul 30, 2011 6:00pm PDT
the big issue moving people is the state of the economy. how is it that we are going to be able to bring down the unemployment rate in san francisco? how is it that our future generations, our kids, and our youth are trained so they are able to take advantage of what is emerging? whether that is clean technology, technology in general, the health-care industry or other things that might be looking rosier in terms of future economic activity. thank you. today, i am very happy to have come with you all and to bike in today. i was able to ride a bike that had a two-person seat on it. i was in the back, and we both paddle together, and one thing i wanted to say is if you bike to school or anywhere, make sure to always wear a helmet. make sure to be safe, and of course, have fun, right? in terms of interesting jobs, this has to be one of the most interesting jobs. you work on a whole host of issues all year round, and you meet so many interesting people around the way, so i really enjoyed that. >> the san francisco cons tri of flowers in golden gate park is now showing a new exhibit
SFGTV2
Jul 30, 2011 7:00pm PDT
out there. it is a big place. it is hyperactive. not only are there 100 things, but they are all happening at one time. thousands of things happening at one time. i feel dwarfed by it. it is humbling. i have an idea of what is coming up, but you have to realize, burning man is very much a spontaneous creation, and the emergent phenomenon. that means you do not really know what is going to be there. we fund art, but that is only a fraction of the art that happens. we had a guy a few years ago show up unannounced with a 10- story modular skyscraper. i just want to see what is going to happen. [laughter] >> speaking of what is going to happen, looking at the activities going on around the monumental art, the people that are in this emancipated state of mind, how does it stack up to the average city, as far as number of injuries and such, in that window of time? >> it is a remarkably safe place, actually. there is no pavement. [laughter] and you cannot drive your car. that eliminates most injuries right there. it may feel like the world is coming to an end when the dust rises and the
KICU
Jul 30, 2011 11:30pm PDT
and fog. at least in the morning hours, heather and ken, i like to talk about a big change in temperatures. cool down, i don't have it for tonight, pretty much stablizing, 80s inland and 60s for the coast. we'll make it more exciting tomorrow. >> >> a's try to keep their bats hot as they battle the twins >>> . good evening, everyone, welcome to this saturday night edition of sports wrap. after 2 impressive wins in philadelphia, giants have stumbled twice in cincinnati. also made news with another predeadline trade. things got off to a very bad start for starting pitcher, 3 runs already scored in the first inning when chris heise sent a hard grounder up the middle for a base hit. johnson, a 5-0 hole. coming back from the deficit -- pablo sand doe value did make some noise, he sends 1 halfway to kentucky for his 11th homer of the year, but this was void of significant giant scoring. bad luck here in the 4th when the reds scored 2 more. miguel single to the left side. balm gardener doesn't back up the play. charged with an error as the runners move up a base. frustrating for the giants. barr
PBS
Jul 31, 2011 4:00pm PDT
than ten minutes so i'm not quite sure. i'll give you the big thing. this evening by a vote of 218-210 the house of representatives approve a republican plan and that would raise the debt limit by $900 billion initially then another $1.6 trillion sometime in early 2011, but it is all linked to a balanced budget amendment which, of course, the senate says is doa on arrival. and, in fact, they voted and basically said it's doa and on arrival. in the senate a democrat plan will be voted on tomorrow and the republicans in a sense are saying they will vote tomorrow to say it's dead before it even gets here. you can see these adults are really getting along with each other. but the reality of the situation is we are no closer to a deal. in fact, arguably, we're farther from a deal. for the last six days, the stock market has gone down 500, 600 points, and monday if there's not a deal, we might see the market go into some sort of a panic. that's a real possibility because the bad news would flow from that would just be incredible. now, the big problem is that if this happens, the credit o
SFGTV2
Jul 31, 2011 1:00am PDT
write novels about the types of cases that lawyers like tony handle. in the daytime i work for a big law firm of the type that tony probably would not hold in the highest of esteem, but i'm delighted to be here. you know, i think if you talked to most authors, they will tell you that there is something hot-wired into our system that says we need to try to tell a story. there is nothing at all in my background. i am an absolutely accidental writer. there is nothing in my background which suggests i should be writing novels. i grew up in chicago. i write books about san francisco. i studied accounting at the university of illinois. i have been a corporate and securities attorney for 28 years. i've now written seven best-selling novels about murder trials, death penalty cases, and courtroom drama. i have never handled a criminal case in my life. [laughing] so all of you out there who are thinking of writing novels, there is hope. but i did have this feeling a long time ago, probably from the time i was in high school, that at some point i would like to try to write a novel. and i can't expl
SFGTV2
Jul 31, 2011 8:00am PDT
and a big long handled mop or brush and get up there and scrub it and hose it off. you don't need a pressure blaster, you don't need to do anything more than just wash it off and hose it down. that's my speernls. what do you think? -- experience. what do you think? >> it's really important. also, when do you the water testing you have to make sure you test around the windows and then go back inside to see if there's any dampness around the sheet rock, to see if there are areas you need to do additional flashing or caulking which again is a temporary measure. but that's a good time to check to make sure that your windows are waterproof. >> so don't be overly aggressive about water testing, though. if you take a hose ass and squirt it at something, water will -- hose and squirt it at something, water will go in. when you wash it off and hose it down gently and carefully, it gives you a chance to look for problems as well. >> yeah. the main thing is wash around all the windows. the water will go inside your house,ed siding. >> so don't be overly aggressive with your hose. if you go to a window
ABC
Jul 31, 2011 5:00am PDT
at the coliseum. mike shumann has the highlights and another big trade for the giants coming up in sports. [ female announcer ] can your body wash nourish this deeply? the moisturizer in other body washes sits on top of skin. only dove has nutriummoisture, which can nourish deep down. dove body wash with nutriummoisture. superior natural nourishment for your skin. >> five penguin chicks at the san francisco zoo are back in their home. they returned to their colony after successfully completing fish school. they learned to swim and hand-fed by animal keepers to help them get used to interacting with people. apparently all that learning is pretty exhausting. they are zonked out. kind of you like you and i would be. >> it's a little cooler. some of the cool air might wake the runners up but we will wait on the sun. a slower burn-off. the sun coming up at 6:12. you are look live into the east bay where we have temperatures, one of the warmer areas at about 60 degrees. we are looking at a 3,000-foot deck of low clouds and fog. as a result, we will see a stronger push and we are looking at a st
CNN
Jul 30, 2011 8:32pm PDT
to this remote area. we left the big city heading for the crown jewel of costa rica's parks system. we're here in the center of a small little gold mining town. it is also the gateway into a national park. in order to get in there you've got to hike for a couple days or you can do what we're doing and we're taking the aero taxi. this is the shortest landing strip in all of costa rica. they literally clear-cut the rain forest. if we don't make it, the plane goes into the ocean. we packed up all of our gear and our guide into a tiny single engine plane and held on tight. we're flying over. this is one of the most biologically intense places on earth. that had to be the coolest landing. home to the largest and only primary low-land rain forest in the world, 140 different animal species, many endangered. professor eduardo of the national university of koes tas rick ca is a top expert in jungle ecology and is one hell of a guide. >> he said an ocelot just passed through the trail. in just 24 hours, we saw more than most park visitors see in a week. rugged, remote, stunningly beautiful inside the fo
FOX
Jul 31, 2011 7:00am PDT
a marathon winner, we'll take you to the finish line, coming up. >>> the big announcement made in iran regarding the two uc berkely students. those stories and much more coming up. >>> welcome back everyone to ktvu mornings on 2. it is sunday, july 31. >> like it or not, it's the final day of july. let get right over to rosemary to see how it's going to look. >> it's going to be a nice afternoon this morning, starting out with the gray sky once again. marine layer a little thicker than what we saw yesterday. subtle changes in the forecast for some of us, but most of us, more of the same. those low clouds followed by high clouds this afternoon. our afternoon highs, upper 50s for the coast. widespread 80s, and upper 80s for our warmest spots. we'll talk more about the high clouds beginning to migrate our way. back to you. >>> thank you. new this morning, the fate of two uc berkely graduates will be decided within a week. the final court session in the trial. wrapped up just about two hours ago. a judge said the court will announce its verdict within the next seven days. the attorney says
SFGTV2
Jul 30, 2011 10:00pm PDT
and -- we call it the big store. they go out shopping, take the materials that, and get to work. it is kind of like a reprieve, so they can really focus on their body of work. >> when you are talking about recology, do you have the only sculpture garden at the top? >> it is based on work that was done many years ago in new york. it is the only kind of structured, artist program. weit is beautiful. a lot of the plants you see were pulled out of the garbage, and we use our compost to transplant them. the pathway is lined with rubble from the earthquake from the freeways we tour about 5000 people a year to our facility, adults and children. we talk about recycling and conservation. they can meet the artists. >> fantastic. let's go meet some of your current artists. here we are with lauren. can you tell us how long have been here so far and what you're working on? >> we started our residency on june 1, so we came into the studio then and spent most of the first couple weeks just digging around in the trash. i am continuing my body of work, kind of making these hand- embroidered objects from our
SFGTV2
Jul 31, 2011 9:30am PDT
know who you can call to get a cab. i am a big believer in pedestrian bicycling as options to get around town. many cities in the world have far more people working or on bicycles into blocking or on bicycles. they are pleasant most of transit and are efficient. -- many cities in the world have far more people walking or on bicycles. they are pleasant and efficient forms of transportation. that will take cars off the road and make it easier for those who drive. if we want to create a world- class transportation system, we have to make a commitment to each of these modes of transit to allow us to move where we need to go. >> is it safe for pedestrians on the streets? >> it is not. in recent years, we have had too many pedestrian accidents. there are estimates it costs our cities several hundred millions a year because of traffic accidents, injuries, and fatalities. i am asking one of our transit agencies to study where we're spending our dollars around the district and whether we invested more money would help to reduce our overall costs that come when a pedestrian is hit by a car.
SFGTV
Jul 30, 2011 8:30pm PDT
step that we can take to become greener in our own lives, because we forget how big an impact just our small little, as on the environment when you add it up with all the people in san francisco. i am honored to be joined by the director of the department. she is going to walk you through the program and talk about the great things they are doing. >> before i talk about the program, i really wanted to thank phil for is leadership on these issues. he has been a champion for solar in san francisco as well as for energy efficiency. we are excited to have partnered with the assessor's office to get this information to homeowners in san francisco. my name is melanie, the director of the san francisco department of the environment. in an effort to help our city's homeowners afford energy efficiency in their homes, my department has partnered with energy of great california to develop the san francisco home improvement and performance program. this is a program that does offer financial incentives of up to $7,000 for san francisco homeowners, which is an exce looking to do energy efficiency i
SFGTV
Jul 31, 2011 11:30am PDT
, it is not that big of a steoop o begin with and you are limiting the amount of space available. commissioner hwang: i would say that a lot of the comments by vice-president garcia would be the same as mine. i think what is very difficult is how we live. i live in vernal heights. i try very hard to avert my eyes when i see my neighbors eating their breakfast and i try not to look at them. not because all we are unfriendly, but just affording privacy and consideration that we would like for ourselves. that is something that i think everyone should think about. i agree that it has also been said. neighbors have gotten into it over un-permitted work. it is hard to dial back what might be a hostile relationship and work together as neighbors. i can understand the appellant's perspective once the on permitted work -- un-permitted work, they're not in position to see it or see as a fair response has been incredibly frustrating. i understand that is what brought you here today. i can also see the neighbor's trying to fix a set of stairs that is rotted and dangerous . they hnhee -- need to fix those stairs. i
SFGTV
Jul 31, 2011 12:00pm PDT
to plead and beg, what might be viewed as crumbs. some of the big decisions -- the decisions they felt were already made. it helped the board of supervisors and the labor unions. we went to work with our budget step and with the department heads to go added a different way and to solve problems with our community groups ahead of time. so that you did not see the last hour that we went a little bit past midnight on a few things. but i think it was a very, very qualitatively different feeling that we had this year. i want to thank the department heads. i particularly want to thank the cbo's and especially those that had to hear my speech 25,000 times. they got its embedded in there, but all of you know that i felt that personally, that if we do not have a safe city, we do not have a solvent city, we will not have a successful city. that has been reflective of everything we have done. to the community-based organizations, thank you very much for working very closely with us and the board of supervisors. the controller's office, of course -- [applause] of course, we worked very hard with our co
SFGTV
Jul 31, 2011 1:30pm PDT
is so big, we do not even know how to begin to tackle it. and that is what i would like to bring. i think that we have some of the most severe issues going on right now in bayview hunters point around, you know, multiple, multiple homicides every year. it has impacted just about every family living there. on a scale, it is overwhelming. but i think that there is hope and folks can be thoughtful about the issue, and we can begin to at least be, you know, develop solutions or some type of programs that would be appropriate or something. that is what i would like to bring to the committee. supervisor kim: thank you. any questions? supervisor elsbernd: looking at your resume, one thing, my eye. san francisco senators. you were on their board. what was that? >> i do not know if the head track and field. they definitely had baseball. it was one of the front runners in nonprofits in its debut hunters point a long time ago. there was a baseball team and the big building. he was our mentor. he gave me my first job. i learned a lot about what i am doing from him. supervisor kim: thank you. ne
SFGTV
Jul 31, 2011 2:30pm PDT
. it is a little strange to be getting this rain, but we appreciate every drop of it and we are happy to have a big reservoir. i am excited to announce that we have plans to install three small hydroelectric generators here on site. that is a clean, renewable energy source, something that we are committed to. it will replicate on a smaller scale of our large scale hydro project up that hetch hetchy dam . we are thrilled that will be on line. that will be done by 2013. 200 kilowatts per day will be generated by those three facilities, those three generators, enough to power approximately 200 homes. we are excited about that as part of our efforts to move away from dirty, empowered -- imported power sources in san francisco, and an example to our commitment to a clean, renewable energy future. we are excited about that. i want to congratulate the power enterprise staff for this project. they are doing everything they can on the efficiency front to make us a clean, green city. i want to acknowledge them as well. it is a team effort. not only the water enterprise, but the power enterprises making this
KRON
Jul 30, 2011 8:00pm PDT
are getting ready for a big raise and organizers are pretty excited. >> we have a full marathon, to have marathons', we have a 5 k, we have a kid is a fun run. we have art music of course a lot of different stations. we have sophia bush from the tv show one tree hill, as well as apollo uno the olympian and jared from subway. >> still ahead on kron4 news at 8:00 p.m. we give you a taste of the garlic festival and we give you the first day of the 49ers practice and we show you how much chevron pays in taxes compared to other large companies. and we show you how swarm of a baby step people inside of their home. [ man ] i got this new citi thankyou card and started earning loads of points. you got a weather balloon with points? yes i did. [ man ] points i could use for just about anything. ♪ ♪ there it is. [ man ] so i used mine to get a whole new perspective. ♪ [ male announcer ] the new citi thankyou premier card gives you more ways to earn points. what's your story? citi can help you write it. >> thousands of people were out enjoying the sun and eating and eating. fans kept the cr
SFGTV2
Jul 31, 2011 1:30am PDT
for doing some untorrid things in a big hotel. i found it ironic last night that eliot spitzer was interviewing people talking about these sorts of activities, and that cycle is going on and on. if you want to play a drinking game, you know, who wants to take bets of when we're going to have the first appearance of gloria allred? it's inevitable. i'm getting off the point a little bit here. but at some point i think it was around the time of the o.j. case where you had this confluence of a big public figure, it was a juicy trial, and cable news was just becoming a force. it changed the environment in which we operate, at least criminal system operates. because it's not just cases anymore, it's entertainment. it's a whole media frenzy on big cases. and i don't think that's a very good thing, but that is the environment in which we operate. and lawyers have to deal with that now. >> a very good point. we have some questions from the audience. i'm going to ask the first one for paulette. in taking tony's essence, who he is as a trial lawyer, how does you tell that story in the boo
SFGTV2
Jul 31, 2011 12:30pm PDT
the small ball moved the big ball, and this event and the later on coming efforts paved the way to the rapid development of china-u.s. relationship, and changed the world completely. after decades of concerted efforts the relation between china and america has developed into one of the most important dynamic and promising bilateral relations in the world which benefits tremendously not only our two nations the world as a whole. to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the ping-pong diplomacy there will be several events in the coming days. i think myself that these events are magnificent. they will help people especially our young regeneration, know more about the history of the development of china-u.s. relations. they will help us review the achievements we have made over the past 40 years. and encourage us to do a better job in the future. this event will also reaffirmed the key role which people to people exchange place -- plays in the promotion of mutual friendship and understanding and trust. i am very happy to see that both our leaders in our two countries give prominent place to exchange
CNN
Jul 30, 2011 11:00pm EDT
small two girls she had dreams of bright lights and big cities. but what she found was that the reality when she got there is it wasn't nearly as glamorous as she envisioned. when she couldn't pay the rent she found work with an escort agency. easy money paid bills but ultimately made her life harder. after only a short time as an escort her family says she had an arrest record and a drug habit. i've watched them. you guys are very close. were you close with shannon like that as well? >> yes, we were close. if one of us were missing my sister right now would do the same thing we're doing to try to find her. >> her family kept urging us to please search, to please take the dogs. it was about to get cold. >> reporter: when police finally took search dogs out to look for shannon gilbert a month after she disappeared, they made a shocking discovery. >> missing persons unit called us out on saturday to follow up on an investigation on a missing person. i saw the skeletal remains of a body. >> reporter: over the next couple of days, police would find three more sets of remains. >>> coming up,
SFGTV2
Jul 31, 2011 12:00am PDT
courage in bay area courts, and we do ok in the big battles as well. who will ever forget the extraordinary accomplishments of john in defending our college, patrick, from a crazy federal prosecutor in nevada? that level of talent and that level of courage is unique, but every day criminal courts in the bay area shine because my colleagues from ctla are working there. recently ctla issued a public statement against the death penalty. ctla joins other groups and individuals here today in calling for permanent incarceration as california's alternative to the death penalty. this city and county has a great san francisco public defender and we want to express our thanks to jeff adachi for his support of ctla over the years and for his gratitude for being here today. thank you for your taxi and have a great conference -- thank you for your attention and have a great conference. [applause] >> i also want to acknowledge the public defender, past-present president of the california lawyers association. thank you for being here. now, we have our 50th anniversary tribute to "to kill
SFGTV
Jul 31, 2011 2:00am PDT
with your newborn, you are invited to join us. we hope to see a big crowd out there. mcclaren by park design meeting #two. a second design meeting is scheduled for thursday july 28th, from 6:00 to 8:00 at the mcclaren elementary school cafeteria. participants will take part in a visiting session for the session. this saturday, july 23rd, joined dolores park works and the recreation and park department for recreation day and picnic. help beautify one of the city's most popular parks. we will meet no. of 19th street at 10:00. after-school program enrichment begins this saturday, july 23rd. the programs continue to be some of the most affordable options in the city, offering affordable activities for kids grades kindergarten through fifth. you can log on to our web site. rated -- registration begins on august 6th. i would like to take a moment to recognize a few of our recent retirees from this quarter. as employes retire, we want everyone to know whether you have been with us for five years or 40 years, you always be part of the family. we thank the following staff -- harbour master, larry whi
SFGTV
Jul 31, 2011 4:00pm PDT
but there is a portion that we might have to recover. this is designed to cover things like that. the last of the big ones under discussion is providing security to shell, in the case of a default by the city. we do not have the capacity for an open-ended termination payment. that is requiring some creativity on both sides. >> when you say security, do you mean cash? >> yes. to be clear, with marin, the jpa signed a contract saying they would be liable if there was a default. which is a great thing if you have no money. to offer to be liable is not very meaningful. it is a different discussion. that is why the discussion has been more involved with sh ell. we are saying the city will not be open to any other liability and to make this effective, we would have to appropriate the money to be available to you. it would not be available to anything else which is why a would-be important to negotiate. >> with that establish a limit? -- wpi;d that established -- what that establish a limit -- would that establish a limit? >> if the power market is such that should we default, which is not the intent, if th
KBCW
Jul 31, 2011 8:00am PDT
through big stressful thing that happened the other night and i was going to go off somewhere and stay home with me and i knew what to do. because i'm trained and understanding how to give women support when they are going through stress and most men do not have a clue. i don't judge them. i don't blame them to them they think, honhy you are getting upset over nothing. don't worry about it. i will handle it i will fix it. we will get through this. no, it doesn't work. they don't get it. if you give a solution it will solve the problem or at least postpone the problem and that helps the man to cope with stress. it doesn't wep him. it inhibits the release of the hormone oxytocin. >> am i reading this correctly. this hits not in your 20s or 30s though the 40-year-old thing. >> hits with the 20s. absolutely. >> i would think -- they are so stressed out. i have three daughters. i've seen the whole thing go up. >> you have a lot of estrogen. >> i got estrogen everywhere. they are all stressed out. and unfortunately if we want to talk about our kids -- this book is not for people our age. it'
SFGTV2
Jul 31, 2011 4:00pm PDT
developed some of the key virtualization technologies, which enable the cloud. he made a big contribution. thank you for that. last but definitely not least, we have jeanette tomlinson, the cto of our very own, dear city of santa francisco -- gina, and sen. she has had a very daunting task of taking the legacy infrastructure of the city and moving that to a professional data center. but also, setting up a virtual private cloud and making a foray into the public cloud. she offers a unique perspective as a large government user on cloud computing. she was also the cio of the san francisco municipal transport station at 40, and she was also managing clorox's data centers previously. thank you for being here. with so much brainpower and prospective in this room, i will actually ask each of our panelists to take four or five minutes and give us a landscape of where you think of computing is today and where you see it going. am standing here with these microphones makes you feel like what rupert murdoch must have felt like this morning. i have no direct knowledge of the cloud. [laughter] let me
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